Westerheversand Lighthouse, Westerhever

#11 of 77 in Historic Sites in Schleswig-Holstein
Lighthouse · Tourist Spot
The Westerheversand Lighthouse (German: Leuchtturm Westerheversand) is located in Westerhever, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Considered to be one of the best-known lighthouses in northern Germany, it was built in 1908. Its cast iron tower is 40 metres (130 ft) high. The lighthouse is often used for weddings, and one of the two keeper's cottages has been adapted for use by the local registrar.
The tower has been open to visitors since 2001.

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  • On a no that windy autumnal day a walk on the dikes is a great way to spend the day. We walked with our dog but constantly had to be aware of the sheep’s excrement. Parking is paid and at reasonable.....  more »
  • We had a family visit in the area so visited the lighthouse. It was end of June but very windy, stormy and rainy. Beautiful lighthouse Beautiful setting, a long walk from the car park. Make sure to....  more »
  • Sadly it is only possible to climb on top of the lighthouse on certain days of the week and only by booking in advance... At least during peak season. Also kuds under 8 are not allowed. Our kids 6 and 10 years old were realky disappointed. The lighthouse is nice to look at though
  • Fantastic lighthouse in a great environment. Perfect area for a walk in the marshes and/or the wadden sea. You can get a guided tour to the lighthouse (need to buy your tickets by the payed parking lot) as well as to the wadden sea at specific times (find then on the net).
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